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Calls to ban 'canned lion hunting' in South Africa

The World Conservation Congress is calling on South Africa to ban the hunting of lions bred in captivity.

A new report into hunting found that every year tens of thousands of animals are killed for their value as "trophies".

South Africa is the biggest exporter of animal heads whilst the US is the biggest importer.

Alastair Leithead reports.

  • 09 Sep 2016
  • From the section Africa
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